Did they ever arrive?

This guide was last updated in 2009

The accommodation on voyages overseas was frequently overcrowded and diseases such as cholera and typhus killed many.

The National Archives houses records of passengers who died from 1854–1972. These records are in the series BT 158, BT 159 and BT 334.

Copies of some of these are available to search and download at the commercial site www.findmypast.com.
 

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